SEYDOU KEÏTA | UNTITLED, 1952-1955
SEYDOU KEÏTA | UNTITLED, 1952-1955
SEYDOU KEÏTA | UNTITLED, 1952-1955
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Photographs from the collection of the Foundation of Estelle and Hervé Francès

SEYDOU KEÏTA | UNTITLED, 1952-1955

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 EUR

Photographs from the collection of the Foundation of Estelle and Hervé Francès

SEYDOU KEÏTA | UNTITLED, 1952-1955

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 EUR

Lot Sold:7,500EUR

Lot Details

Description

SEYDOU KEÏTA

1921 - 2001

UNTITLED, 1952-1955


tirage argentique de 1998

tampon sec 'CAAC LTD' (Contemporary African Art Collection) dans la marge

signé et daté à l'encre dans la marge


silver print, printed in 1998

signed and dated in ink in the margin above the blindstamp

blindstamp 'CAAC LTD' (Contemporary African Art Collection) in the margin


23 ½ x 19 ½ in.; 59,7 x 49,7 cm 

Condition Report

This work beautiful silver print, which is flush-mounted to prospex, is in overall very good condition. With an unknown curvilinear indentation in the lower center of the image, only visible in raking light.


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Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist

Collection of Jean Pigozzi 

Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, AFRICA, May 15th, 2010, lot 188

Exhibited

100% Africa, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, October 2006 - February 2007

Seydou Keïta, Tate Modern, London, March 2008 - March 2009

Literature

André Magnin, Seydou Keïta (Zurich, 1997), p. 52

Seydou Keïta (CNP, Photo Poche, Paris, 1995), ill. 56

Seydou Keïta, exhibition catalogue (Grand Palais, Paris, 2016), ill. p. 88

Photographies
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